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New 'Sparkle' trailer features Cee Lo Green, Whitney Houston

A new trailer for Sparkle, in theaters Aug. 17, showcases a dapper Cee Lo Green singing “I’m a Man” while sporting an uncharacteristic full head of hair. While the clip focuses mainly on Green and leading lady Jordin Sparks, the most poignant moments come toward the end, when we get glimpses of Whitney Houston in her final movie role. Houston died just three months after production on Sparkle wrapped.

The movie is a remake of the 1976 musical drama of the same name. Houston plays the mother of the aspiring superstar title character (Sparks). Check out the new trailer below:

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Originally posted August 5 2012 — 4:32 PM EDT

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